SANTA ANITA AUTUMN MEET TO OFFER FANS VARIETY OF ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS, GREAT RACING & COMPETITIVE PRICING BEGINNING OPENING DAY, SEPT. 26

 

TRACK TO OFFER FREE GENERAL ADMISSION & PARKING ON WEEKDAYS & FREE INFIELD GENERAL ADMISSION & PARKING ON WEEKENDS

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2015)–Santa Anita Park’s 19-day Autumn Meet, which opens Saturday, Sept. 26, will offer fans world class racing and a variety of entertainment options at affordable prices. Additionally, the track, in an effort to thank some of its most loyal fans for decades of support, will offer free General Admission and parking on weekdays as well as free General Admission and parking in the Infield, via Gate 6, off of Colorado Place, on all weekends.

Opening day, which will be highlighted by five Breeders’ Cup Challenge, “Win & You’re In” prep stakes, will also feature a KROQ Beer Festival in Santa Anita’s Infield Area and a “Win & You’re In” Trackside Event on the Grandstand apron.

The KROQ Beer Festival will feature ice cold craft beers, food trucks and live music. Admission to the concert is free, or for just $35, fans can purchase a KROQ Backstage ticket that includes the following:

–Two Drink Scrips (good for one drink each).

–Lunch Voucher redeemable at “Slamin Sliders” (includes two sliders and one side dish).

–Breeders’ Cup World Championships Tote Bag.

–Access to KROQ Backstage Area with private amenities and wagering.

–One Racing Program.

–One Tip Sheet.

Santa Anita’s “Win & You’re In” Trackside Event, located on the Grandstand apron, offers fans great value for just $20.00:

–Commemorative Triple Crown glass featuring American Pharoah.

–One Club House Admission.

–Your First Drink included.

–One Racing Program and Tip Sheet.

–Trackside (first come, first served) & Grandstand seating.

Santa Anita will once again offer fans the best in College and NFL Football, with ready access to wagering on live and simulcast horse racing and affordable food and beverage service in the Bud Light Lounge, adjacent to Sirona’s Bar on the main floor of the Grandstand. Purchased online for just $20.00 (walk ups are $25.00), the Bud Light Lounge offers fans 21 and over the following:

–An All-You-Can-Eat Buffet (served from 12 noon to 3 p.m.).

–One General Admission.

–One Racing Program.

–Entry to the Bud Light Lounge.

–Three Dollar Bud Lights, Budweiser and a Specialty Cocktail all day.

–Your first Bud Light or Budweiser is included.

Santa Anita’s newest sports bar, The Gallop Out, remains a popular destination for both new and veteran players.

–The Gallop Out is accessible with $10 Club House Admission.

–First come, first served seating and stand-up bar featuring a private bar, private wagering and plenty of flat screen televisions. The Gallop Out affords attendees a panoramic third floor vantage point, overlooking the track’s Club House turn. (Please note–On opening day only, The Gallop Out features a premium package that includes a luxurious buffet, Club House admission and a racing program for $50).

Additionally, Santa Anita, for the first time ever, will present an Infield Farmers’ Market on Sept. 26 & 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 18 and closing day, Oct. 25. Increasingly popular, these markets will offer fans fresh area produce and more.

First post time for an 11-race card on opening day is at 12:30 p.m. First post time for the remainder of the meet will be at 1 p.m. For more information on additional events and promotions, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.